What Bush and Gore promised

by Jane Chastain -- Bush and Gore each received an expected bounce after their respective convention speeches and undecided voters, who were leaning in the direction of George Bush after the Republican more…

Coarsening culture

by Cynthia Grenier -- Just how raunchy can you get? The answer seems to be: there just plain is no limit. Joe Lieberman and William Bennett can't be ranged entirely with finicky more…

Put the world at your fingertips

by Judy Lowe -- Today's column shows how you can listen to Thomas Edison's rare recordings from the turn of the century via today's MP3 technology and leads you to a website more…

Dems and Boy Scouts: 'For the children?'

by Jon Dougherty -- Much of the media coverage surrounding last week's Democratic National Convention was exactly the wrong kind liberals hoped to get. For most of the four-day event, the media more…

Under the sea they lie

by Richard Grenier -- "They hid it from us for two days," said a former major in the Soviet anti-aircraft forces near Murmansk. "The most disgusting part," said the Russian, "is that more…

Watermelon undertaker in cemetery of the left

by J.R. Nyquist -- Perhaps you noticed that stiff, rather uncomfortable man who has been standing to one side, attempting to project a caring attitude. You might easily mistake him for an more…

Why this election is so boring

by Chuck Baldwin -- Without a doubt, this is the most uninteresting election year I can ever recall. The interest level of this campaign is lower than low; it is in the more…

National security:The ultimate Election 2000 issue

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Polls, pundits and prognostications. The casual observer of televised campaign coverage might mistakenly believe those are the issues of the presidential and congressional races, particularly during the party more…

Al Gore's Butterfly Brigade

by Gordon Prather -- According to the Prophet Al Gore, our planet is in a heap of trouble. And it's all our fault. Repent, ye in the industrialized West, for the end more…

Teach your children well

by Ron Strom -- Parenthood has an uncanny way of bringing solemnity to an otherwise carefree life. Although I discovered that for the first time several years ago, the truth crystallized anew more…